Garth Huettl, a longtime Elton resident, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Rosalia Gardens in Antigo. He was 78 years old.
He was born on Sept. 19, 1943, in Laona, a son of Aaron and Dorothy (Weiland) Huettl. He married Donna Ramer on Feb. 13, 1965, in Crandon. She preceded him in death on Nov. 19, 2018.
He was a graduate of Wabeno High School in 1961 and attended River Falls State College.
Garth was a certified advertising specialist and master advertising specialist, a designation reached by 5% of individuals in the industry. During his 34-year career with promotional products, he and Donna lived and worked in Oshkosh, Winona, Minnesota, Orange City, Iowa, Mount Forest, Canada, Louisville, Kentucky, Memphis Tennessee, and Grafton, Wisconsin. They retired to Elton in 2008.
He was a board member of the Promotional Product Association—Mid South and Promotional Product Association of Wisconsin, where he also served as vice president and president.
Garth enjoyed time spent with his daughter, grandchildren and family, traveling and a good card game.
For the past three years, Garth has enjoyed the community at Rosalia Gardens. Under their loving care, they became his second family.
Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Huettl, Cedarburg; two grandchildren, Madeline Folstein and Jackson Folstein; two sisters, Marybeth (Gary) Schuster, Eau Claire, and Dawn (Tony) Jakubiec, Wabeno; and two brothers, Darwin (Helen) Huettl, Wabeno, and Michael (Glenda) Huettl, Elcho.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Aaron Huettl; a sister-in-law, Regina Huettl; and nephew, Tom Huettl.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Kindle officiating. Burial of his urn will be held at St. Joseph Elton Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com.